Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
Shinzo Abe

Japan PM’s health in question as rumours swirl, successors jostle

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reportedly vomited blood in his office last month and had what aides say was a ‘routine medical check-up’ on Monday
  • The 65-year-old – the country’s longest-serving elected head – has suffered from ill health in the past, fuelling speculation he may need to step down

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, centre, leaves Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Monday amid speculation about his health. Photo: Kyodo
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